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The Moffat Museum
     

The Moffat Museum

3.9 7
by Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)
 

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There has never been a museum in Cranbury.until now.

Among its treasures are the first bike each of the Moffat kids rode, stardust from a meteor that fell to earth, a beautiful painting made by Sylvie, and-most spectacularly-Rufus, the Waxworks Boy, who is as funny as he is waxy. The museum is so interesting that Mr. Pennypepper even brings tourists to visit.

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There has never been a museum in Cranbury.until now.

Among its treasures are the first bike each of the Moffat kids rode, stardust from a meteor that fell to earth, a beautiful painting made by Sylvie, and-most spectacularly-Rufus, the Waxworks Boy, who is as funny as he is waxy. The museum is so interesting that Mr. Pennypepper even brings tourists to visit.

But the museum is really for Jane, Joey, and Rufus themselves, so they can remember all the good times they've had. Because life is changing for the Moffats.

Yet even if Sylvie gets married, or Joey goes off to work, or Rufus grows up, one thing will never change: The Moffats are still the sort to hilariously fill even the most ordinary day with extraordinary fun.

Eleanor Estes's beloved Moffats stories are being published in new editions as Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classics. The original interior illustrations have been retained, but handsome new cover art by Tricia Tusa gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers. 5-1/8 X 7-5/8. Black-and-white illustrations

Author Biography: Eleanor Estes (1906-1988), a children's librarian for many years, launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her books about the Moffats are Newbery Honor Books, as is The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye in 1952.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152550868
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Publication date:
11/01/1983
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.22(h) x 1.03(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

Eleanor Estes (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children’s librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats—Rufus M. and The Middle Moffat—were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye.
 

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The Moffat Museum 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i've never read a book as good as this one with exceptional humor i could never put it down!!!! YOU GOTTA READ IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Moffat Museum is a fun book that will inspire readers to be creative and to use their imagination. DeRpYreviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read 2 other books about the Moffats and 2 other books about the Pyes and they were all good so I think this one will be good too.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I made a 50 on this test it was so boring and I lied to my teacher for it being good I would have said a lack of time abd goofy. DO NOT READ! Unless of course you wanna sleep and think about life in dreams.
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